Nintendo to launch 3-D console in Japan

Japanese entertainment giant Nintendo will on Saturday launch in its domestic market the world's first video game console with a 3-D screen that works without special glasses.

Protein and microRNA block cellular transition vital to metastasis

Like a bounty hunter returning escapees to custody, a cancer-fighting gene converts organ cells that change into highly mobile stem cells back to their original, stationary state, researchers report online at Nature Cell ...

Mercury thermometers face final phase out

The mercury thermometer, long a fixture in household medicine cabinets and industrial settings, is going the way of the horse and buggy. The reason: Mercury released into the environment from a broken thermometer is highly ...

Archive of WWII codebreaker Alan Turing preserved

(AP) -- Papers relating to codebreaker and computer pioneer Alan Turing will go to a British museum after the National Heritage Memorial Fund stepped in to help buy them for the nation.

Injured astronaut aboard space shuttle 'in spirit'

(AP) -- An astronaut who was bumped from space shuttle Discovery's final flight following a bicycle crash told his orbiting friends Friday that he's with them "in spirit."

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